LUCIANO BECCHIO capped a remarkable fightback to seal all three points in stoppage time, writes Richard Sutcliffe.
The Argentinian struck in tyhe 93rd minute before running to celebrate with departing caretaker manager Neil Redfearn on the touchline.
It means Neil Warnock, who visited the dressing room at half-time after United had been woeful, will take charge tomorrow on the back of a win.
Two goals from Mamadou Bagayoko seemingly put the visitors in control before United hit back through Andros Townsend and Adam Clayton.
Bagayoko netted his second goal of the afternoon nine minutes into the second half with a tap-in after El Hadj-Diouf had headed Tommy Spurr’s superb cross back across the face of goal.
Leeds’ reply was instant, a sweeping move involving Ross McCormack and Luciano Becchio ending with Danny Pugh rolling the ball back to Andros Townsend, who fired into the net.
Rovers then wasted a golden chance to put the game to bed on the hour when Bagayoko headed straight at Andy Lonergan just after the hour.
Dean Saunders’ men were made to pay for their profligacy ten minutes from time when Clayton volleyed in the equaliser to set up a frantic finale that saw Becchio seal all three points with a stunning finish.